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Carpentry

Mill and House Carpentry is a three-year program that is divided into two major parts. The first and second year students receive basic instruction in the process of milling lumber into various components including cabinets and countertops. The third and fourth year students spend the majority of their time learning how to construct a house from foundation to finished product. The annual house-building project provides the setting for the “on the job” learning activities.

The Carpentry Program has the major role in the house-building program, as we are responsible for completing the structure of the building in a timely fashion. This enables the other trades of Plumbing and Electrical to perform their work. The carpenters also install all windows and doors, shingle the roof, and install finished products to both the exterior and interior of the house. Students graduating from the Carpentry Program are prepared for entry-level work in the field and to continue their training at the postsecondary level.

● Construct a house from foundation to finish as part of a team of building professionals
● Utilize power tools, table saws and nailing equipment to create individual   
   woodworking projects
● Interpret blueprints for residential and commercial settings

CAREER FOCUS
Prepared for immediate employment, certifications and further education

ENTRY LEVEL POSITIONS 

High School Diploma from Keefe Tech

Apprentice Carpenter
Lumberyard Worker
Home Warehouse Worker
Laborer
Window/Door Assembler
Modular Home Assembler
Framing Helper
Lumber Mill worker
Scaffold Erector

TECHNICAL CAREERS

Associates Degree (2-year), Certificate Program, Licensing or Adult Education

Small Construction Business Owner
Homebuilder
Remodeling Contractor
Carpenter Foreman
Journeyman Carpenter
Cabinetmaker
Timber Frame Builder
Home Inspection Services
Building Inspector

PROFESSIONAL CAREERS

Bachelors Degree (4-year) and Graduates or Doctoral Degree for some

Architect
Designer
Engineer
Construction Management
Site Supervisor
Developer
Facilities Management
Teacher

Carpentry Department Resources

Carpentry Department Contact Information

Joseph Flynn

Lead Teacher
Carpentry

Kyle Meath

Teacher
Carpentry

Certifications

  • OSHA

Articulation Agreements and College Credit

Carpentry Frameworks